The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) was inaugurated during the 16th ASEAN Summit held in Ha Noi, Vietnam last 07 April 2010. The Philippines, through the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Philippine Commission on Women actively participated in the establishment of the ACWC. It aims to uphold, promote, protect, respect and fulfill the human rights and fundamental freedoms of women and children in the ASEAN.
We would like to inform you that the system maintenance of GMMS will be extended until all of the required fixes are applied. We will immediately inform you as soon as the system updates are done.
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Believing that film is a powerful tool in helping shape the public perception and stand on the issue of VAW, one of the activities for this year's campaign is a film festival, 2015 CineJuana, that will showcase films focusing on the issue of VAW. The film is open to public for free. This activity is in partnership with the Government Service Insurance System, National Commission for Culture and the Arts and Film Development Council of the Philippines.
December 8 and 9, 2015
01 December 2015, 9 am to 3pm, AFP Theatre, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City
The forum on Promoting Safe Communities aims to highlight the vital role of men and boys in ending VAWC, including street and public places harassment. While it targets men and boys as its audience, the forum also seeks to gather good practices of public and private organizations and their efforts in making their communities a safe place for women and girls. The forum is part of the 18-Day Campaign To End VAW (November 25 to December 12). Topics to be discussed are as follows:
This year’s 18-Day Campaign to End VAW kick-off activity, “Assembly of Anti-VAW Advocacy Supporters” is a gathering of government, non-government, academe and private sector stakeholders to take stock of milestone accomplishments (gains) in addressing Violence Against Women (VAW) in the Philippines.
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The Philippine Commission on Women, will convene the Fourth GAD Budget Forum (4th GBF) on November 4 and 5, 2015 at the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC), Agham Road, Quezon City. The forum will serve as a venue to:
The Philippine Commission on Women is pleased to announce that the profiling for the second batch of potential LGU Local Learning Hubs on GAD is now ongoing.
The certification of GAD Local Learning Hub (LLH) is designed to institutionalize the sharing and replication of LGUs notable experiences and practices on gender mainstreaming.
As an initial step in the certification, the PCW will profile LGUs based on the following criteria: